A crisis of sustainable careers? : examining working conditions for independent arts and cultural workers
Cuny, L., ... [et al.], International federation of arts councils and culture agencies
This report explores key issues related to the precarious working conditions of artists and independent workers in the cultural and creative sectors (CCSs), including the role public agencies currently play and how could they further strengthen these conditions. The authors explore various social and economic aspects of working conditions in the CCSs, including but not limited to, barriers to entry, salary standards, social protections, access to finance, taxation, training, wellbeing and legislation; highlight case studies; and identify challenges and opportunities for change.
Strengthening cultural heritage resilience for climate change : where the European Green Deal meets cultural heritage
Leissner, J., Grady, A., ... [et al.]
The European cultural heritage is being damaged and lost as a result of climate change, which is advancing at an unprecedented speed and scale. At the same time, cultural heritage offers green, sustainable solutions to the climate crisis. One key solution is the renovation of old buildings, which has been proven to be more
climate friendly than demolition. Research and innovation are indispensable drivers of change that can make substantial contributions in the fight against climate change. This report summarises the work of the EU Open Method of Coordination (OMC) group of Member States’ experts on ‘Strengthening cultural heritage resilience for climate change.
Investments in original European content : a 2011-2021 analysis
Fontaine, G., European audiovisual observatory
The report analyses the evolution of financing of original European content by broadcasters and global streamers since 2011. “Original content” refers to all categories of original works (fiction, documentaries, game shows, talk shows etc.).
Cultural mobility flows : European Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories. Report and policy recommendations
On the move (OTM)
On the Move collaborated with Archipel.eu partners in order to discuss cultural mobility in European Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories. Addressing the specificities of these European contexts- from operating in isolation to having a low sense of belonging to Europe, from dealing with the effects of the pandemic to reshaping postcolonial relations- arts professionals were invited to share experiences and trends, identify burning issues and related needs, and imagine action for fairer cross-border mobility flows. In this report the main takeaways of the conservation.